Patna: The Jamui Lok Sabha constituency went to the polls in the first phase of elections on April 11. Sitting Member of Parliament and son of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan, Chirag Paswan faced Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) leader Bhudeo Chaudhary.
The Jamui Lok Sabha seat was constituted during the delimitation exercise in 2008. Bhudeo Chaudhary won the first general elections in 2009 that followed the delimitation for the Janata Dal-United. He enjoys the support of the Kushwahas who constitute a sizeable presence in Jamui.